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What are Skene Glands?

What are Skene Glands?

The Skene glands, also called the periurethral glands , are glands located on either side of the urethra. These glands are homologous to the prostate in men.

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Skene's glands are small, so they go unnoticed except when there is an infection or obstruction. In addition, their secretion is mucous and helps to nourish the sperm, thus facilitating fertilization.